Hip-Hop The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)  

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Still making some of the best R&B songs of 2018, the greatest voices in R&B music from the 1980s, 1990s, and 2000s are being counted down. All ranges of R&B are included--neo soul, new jack swing, blue eyed soul, contemporary, hip-hop/R&B, pop-soul, etc. The most soulful voices in the past 30 yrs. begins in no particular order, and fans can vote to see who has the most amazing voice in R&B. Who will earn the top spot? Who will show?....

1
823 214
Michael Jackson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Motown Sound, Rock music, Electronic music

2
920 252
Whitney Houston is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Pop music, Dance-pop, Contemporary R&B

3
831 252
Stevie Wonder is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Motown Sound, Psychedelic soul, Pop music

4
626 204
Luther Vandross is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Hip hop music, Adult contemporary music, Contemporary R&B

5
625 233
Aaliyah is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Hip hop music, Pop music, Neo soul

6
706 278
Mariah Carey is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Hip hop music, Pop music, Contemporary R&B

7
564 211
Mary J. Blige is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Hip hop music, Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues

8
509 186
Prince is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Hip hop music, Synthpop, New Wave

9
461 170
Toni Braxton is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Hip hop music, Adult contemporary music, Pop music

10
522 211
R. Kelly is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Hip hop music, Neo soul, Dance-pop

11
503 201
Usher is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Hip hop music, Pop music, Dance-pop

12
546 223
Alicia Keys is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Hip hop music, Pop music, Neo soul

13
434 169
Patti LaBelle is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Doo-wop, Girl group, Ballad

14
385 160
Chaka Khan is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Hip hop music, Adult contemporary music, Disco

15
343 145
Brian McKnight is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Pop music, Contemporary R&B, Quiet storm

16
364 159
Maxwell is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Neo soul, Contemporary R&B, Quiet storm

17
373 170
Anita Baker is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Adult contemporary music, Quiet storm, Smooth jazz

18
329 148
K-Ci & JoJo is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues

19
315 149
Joe is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues

20
280 128
Babyface is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Urban contemporary, Adult contemporary music, Pop music

21
353 180
Sade Adu is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)

22
297 146
Monica is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Hip hop music, Pop music, Folk music

23
279 144
Erykah Badu is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, New Age

24
602 377
Joss Stone is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Blue-eyed soul, Pop music, Neo soul

25
279 150
Jill Scott is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Spoken Word Soul, Neo soul, Spoken word

26
269 146
Ginuwine is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Hip hop music, Contemporary R&B, Dance music

27
244 129
Gerald Levert is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Contemporary R&B, Soul music

28
246 132
Anthony Hamilton is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Neo soul, Contemporary R&B, Soul music

29
248 134
Johnny Gill is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Pop music, Contemporary R&B, New jack swing

30
439 271
Beyoncé Knowles is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Pop music

31
283 159
Brandy Norwood is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Hip hop music, Pop music, Dance-pop

32
297 171
Jennifer Hudson is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Pop music, Contemporary R&B, Soul music

33
242 131
Tevin Campbell is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Urban contemporary, Pop music, Contemporary R&B

34
250 137
Faith Evans is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Hip hop music, Pop music, Dance-pop

35
258 144
Tyrese Gibson is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Hip hop music, Pop music, Contemporary R&B

36
243 153
Fantasia is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Christian music, Pop music, Contemporary R&B

37
235 148
India.Arie is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Pop music, Neo soul, Folk music

38
214 142
Musiq is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Neo soul, Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues

39
206 136
Tamia is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Hip hop music, Pop music, Neo soul

40
238 172
Trey Songz is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Hip hop music, Contemporary R&B, Soul music

41
186 141
Jon B. is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Blue-eyed soul, Pop music, Contemporary R&B

42
191 147
El DeBarge is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Pop music, Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues

43
202 161
Bobby Brown is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Hip hop music, Dance-pop, Contemporary R&B

44
187 151
Raphael Saadiq is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Hip hop music, Neo soul, Rock music

45
204 167
George Michael is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Synthpop, New Wave, Dance-pop

46
164 143
Karyn White is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Urban contemporary, Dance-pop, Contemporary R&B

47
159 151
Vanessa Williams is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Contemporary R&B

48
189 186
Robin Thicke is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Hip hop music, Blue-eyed soul, Disco

49
137 150
Roger Troutman is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Hip hop music, Electro, G-funk

50
138 180
Coko is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Christian music, House music, Urban contemporary gospel